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Tatler Hong Kong

August 2020

The last word in high society and the life luxurious, Hong Kong Tatler has been chronicling the lives of the city’s elite since 1977. From insider access to the most exclusive parties and events in Hong Kong and beyond, to authoritative coverage of art, fashion, wine, dining and travel, to face-to-face interviews with the people that really matter, Hong Kong Tatler takes you closer to the highest echelons of society than anyone else.

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Hong Kong SAR China
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English
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Tatler Asia Limited
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around asia

TATLER HONG KONG Aron Harilela, CEO and chairman The Harilela Group, stars on the cover of Tatler Hong Kong. Harilela’s company currently owns and operates hotels in Hong Kong, China, Europe and the US. Now, he’s preparing to open one of his most ambitious projects yet: The Hari, a major new hotel in the middle of Hong Kong’s bustling Wan Chai district. tatlerhongkong.com TATLER INDONESIA Actress Raline Shah shares her story of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro alongside filmmaker and conservationist Sean Lee-Davies from Project C:Change to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy’s programme in Indonesia. tatlerindonesia.com TATLER MALAYSIA Featured this month in Tatler Malaysia is award-winning filmmaker Quek Shio Chuan. He discusses his career and his films Guang and Sunflowers, which are inspired by real life events, including his brother’s struggle with autism. tatlermalaysia.com TATLER PHILIPPINES For the…

3 min.
look up

On a very hot and humid June morning, Miguel Mari, our creative director, Gillian Nadel, photo director, and I took a hard hat tour of The Hari, a new hotel opening in the heart of Wan Chai later this year. At the time, the building was still a raw shell, though we could see the outlines of guest rooms starting to take shape, as well as a restaurant and a fabulous looking terrace where one could imagine gathering for a sundowner in one of Hong Kong’s most thriving neighbourhoods. It’s worth taking a moment to acknowledge the symbolism of seeing a project like The Hari—five years in the making—nearing completion in these deeply unsettling times. For one thing, The Hari is the first hotel brand built from scratch by Aron Harilela,…

2 min.
the guest list

DANIEL NADEL Photographer Daniel Nadel has worked in Sydney and London shooting for clients such as L’Officiel, Net-A-Porter and Wonderland Magazine. In this issue, Nadel photographs the fashion shoot in Australia (p.96) AUBREE SMITH Hailing from Sydney, Aubree Smith is a freelance stylist who has worked for the Australian editions of Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire and InStyle. For Tatler, Smith styled the fashion shoot in Australia (p.96) ARCHAN CHAN Chef ArChan Chan began her career in Hong Kong, before becoming the executive chef at LeVeL33 in Singapore, the world’s highest urban microbrewery. In this month’s issue, we print excerpts from Chan’s book Hong Kong Local: Cult Recipes from the Streets That Make the City, which celebrates traditional and contemporary Cantonese cuisine (p.198) DON MAK Hong Kong illustrator Don Mak graduated in Design and Visual Communication from Hong…

5 min.
save the date

BEETHOVEN’S 250TH OCT2-24 German composer Ludwig van Beethoven was one of the most influential figures in classical and romantic music, despite suffering from deafness later in his life. Major music groups in Hong Kong will pay tribute to the maestro by performing his legacy compositions to mark the 250th anniversary of his birth. The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra has four programmes in the pipeline, all conducted by music director Jaap van Zweden. The season kicks off with Symphony No 9, a piece that calls for joy and peace, presented by the Taipei Philharmonic Chorus and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus, as well as Leonore Overture No 2, one of several overtures drafted as the opener to his only opera, Fidelio. The opera itself, which is about struggle, freedom and love, will be performed by…

2 min.
from near and far

M+ PAVILION Shirley Tse: Stakes and Holders Until October 4 M+ is bringing Shirley Tse’s exhibition from the Venice Biennale, where she represented Hong Kong last year, to its exhibition space on the West Kowloon harbourfront. Hong Kong-born, Los Angeles-based Tse has made a career of exploring the limits of materials through sculpture; in this show, she manipulates wood, plastic, metal and more using mechanical and digital technologies. Tse has also created new site-specific installations for the M+ Pavilion. westkowloon.hk KARIN WEBER GALLERY Of All Things Cute Until August 15 In this show, three Hong Kong artists—Chow Chun-fai, Joey Leung Ka-yin and Rosanna Li—and Japanese artist Daisuke Teshima explore the aesthetic of cuteness. Much like Japanese anime illustrators, these artists often use superficially cute subjects to convey much deeper messages: they employ the visual appeal…

2 min.
an open book

What do you get when one of Asia’s leading architects decides to launch a book by throwing a party? A guest list stacked with Hong Kong A-listers. To celebrate the release of Crossing Cultures with Design, André Fu hosted a series of intimate champagne receptions in the elegant St Regis hotel—designed by Fu, no less—in the heart of Wan Chai on June 10. “It is a rare occasion to have so many friends and collaborators converge throughout the day. The support that I’ve had is huge,” says Fu. Known for crafting original spaces, Fu has honed a refined aesthetic that mixes the traditions of the East with modern European flair, bridging the gap between cultures. Published by Thames & Hudson, the book took a year and a half to develop and…